project . 2023 - 2027 . Not started

PROMENADE

PROcessing MEtaphors: Neurochronometry, Acquisition and DEcay
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  • Funder: European CommissionProject code: 101045733 Call for proposal: ERC-2021-COG
  • Funded under: HE | ERC | HORIZON-ERC\HORIZON-AG Overall Budget: 1,854,190 EURFunder Contribution: 1,854,190 EUR
  • Status: Not started
  • Start Date
    01 Jan 2023
    End Date
    31 Dec 2027
  • Detailed project information (CORDIS)
Description
As the master figure of speech, metaphor is a powerful communicative tool that might nevertheless come with costs for our processing system. Research in different fields has highlighted that a full-fledged metaphor comprehension capacity is a late achievement in development, it may decay as a consequence of several pathological conditions, and it evokes distinctive electrical activity in our brain compared to literal equivalents. However, we still miss a comprehensive framework able to account for all these empirical findings in a unitary fashion, and this despite a vast number of linguistic and cognitive accounts of metaphor. This project will ground on theoret...
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Description
As the master figure of speech, metaphor is a powerful communicative tool that might nevertheless come with costs for our processing system. Research in different fields has highlighted that a full-fledged metaphor comprehension capacity is a late achievement in development, it may decay as a consequence of several pathological conditions, and it evokes distinctive electrical activity in our brain compared to literal equivalents. However, we still miss a comprehensive framework able to account for all these empirical findings in a unitary fashion, and this despite a vast number of linguistic and cognitive accounts of metaphor. This project will ground on theoret...
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